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Spike Jones

Lindley Armstrong Jones, known as Spike Jones, was an American musician and bandleader specializing in satirical arrangements of popular songs and classical music. Ballads receiving the Jones treatment were punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells and outlandish and comedic vocals. Jones and his band recorded under the title Spike Jones and his City Slickers from the early 1940s to the mid-1950s, and toured the United States and Canada as The Musical... Read More

BornLindley Armstrong Jones
December 14, 1911
Long Beach, California, U.S.
DiedMay 1, 1965 (aged 53)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
OccupationMusician, bandleader
Years active1930s–1965
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